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Malawi Police Seize Zbs Reporter Raphael Mlozoa’s

Friday, December 8, 2023
Lusaka, December 7, 2023 mdash;The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on the Malawi Police Service to investigate and hold accountable officers who forcibly deleted photographs from the mobile phone of Raphael Mlozoa, a reporter at privately owned broadcaster Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS), d ...

President Tinubu Nominates New Members Of National Council On Privatization (NCP

Thursday, December 7, 2023
President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of four (4) new members of the National Council on Privatization (NCP), representing the private sector in the Council: (1) Oluwole Osin mdash; South-West (2) Mohammed Mustapha Bintube mdash; North-East (3) Olayiwola Yahaya mdash; North-Cent ...

Ohanaeze Condemns Accidental Bombing Of Tudun Biri village, Kaduna State By The

Thursday, December 7, 2023
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has condemned the accidental bombing by the Nigerian Army that claimed the lives of about 85 villagers and injured several others at Tudun Biri village in the Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. It is indeed a paradox that at a time Nigerians are facing vari ...

Unity Bank MD Advocates Policy Actions to Stem Gender-Based Violence in Nigeria

Thursday, December 7, 2023
LAGOS.07.12.23. The Managing Director of Unity Bank Plc, Mrs. Tomi Somefun has called for comprehensive policy actions that will dismantle the structures that enable gender-based violence in Nigeria. At the Ebony Life Cinema, the venue of the film screening in Lagos, Unity Bank supported t ...

President Tinubu Receives President Patrice Talon Of Benin Republic, Says Cooper

Wednesday, December 6, 2023
President Bola Tinubu says cooperation is imperative for economic prosperity in West Africa, noting that a lack of synergy between Nigeria and Benin Republic has been an encumbrance to mutual development. Speaking when he received President Patrice Talon of Benin Republic at the State House in Ab ...

BBC 100 Women Documentary: 12 Million Girls Follows Michelle Obama, Melinda Gate

Wednesday, December 6, 2023
For a special documentary as part this year rsquo;s BBC 100 Women season, BBC Gender and Identity correspondent Megha Mohan and director Yousef Eldin visited Malawi, alongside three of the world rsquo;s most high-profile humanitarians, Michelle Obama, Amal Clooney, and [B ...

In Mali, 1 Journalist Killed, 1 Injured, 2 Kidnapped By Unidentified Gunmen

Tuesday, December 5, 2023
Dakar, December 5, 2023 mdash;The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed and saddened by an attack on four journalists in northeastern Mali by unidentified gunmen last month, in which one journalist was killed, a second injured, and two were kidnapped. On November 7, the attackers fired on t ...

Commonwealth Unveils Framework To Help African Countries Implement Living Lands

Tuesday, December 5, 2023
A new implementation framework was launched yesterday to facilitate coordinated action among the 56 Commonwealth countries, including African member states, on land, biodiversity and climate challenges, directly impacting a quarter of the world rsquo;s land area. The Commonwealth Secretariat unve ...

ECOWAS, Nigeria And The Niger Coup Sanctions: Time To Recalibrate

Tuesday, December 5, 2023
The sanctions imposed on Niger by the Economic Community of West African States after its July coup are hurting civilians more than anyone else. Led by Nigeria, the bloc should revise these measures to narrowly target the generals responsible for disrupting democracy. In July, a gro ...

PTML Customs Collects N234b, Surpasses November 2022 Revenue By N20.9b

Monday, December 4, 2023
The Port Terminal Multiservices Limited (PTML) Command of Nigeria Customs Service has collected a total N234,340,789,594 as revenue as at November 30,2023 thereby surpassing the November 2022 collection of N213,405,461,873 by N20,935,327,721 which represents a 9.8 percent increase. Comptroller Sa ...
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